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SCLT Hub Day — Four Locations

(4.6) Southside Community Land Trust will kick off the growing season with its Neighborhood Hub Day on Saturday, April 6th. The Hub Day is the event to sign up for SCLT membership and participate in the Providence Community Growers Network. Attendees will be able to pick up compost and seeds, meet fellow neighbors who grow

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New Farmers Market Monday — Neutaconkanut Hill

Farm Fresh Rhode Island is rolling out a brand new farmers market for Providence residents, this one serving the Silver Lake neighborhood around Neutaconkanut Park on Plainfield Street. The market will be located near the pool and recreation center — don’t miss the official ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3:30pm (Monday, July 9th). (These exact cherry tomatoes

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SCLT Hub Day

(4.14) Hub Day takes place at three locations around town so pay attention. On Saturday, April 14th (rain date April 21st) Southside Community Land Trust’s Providence Community Growers Network (PCGN) will kick off the growing-season with its Neighborhood Hub Day. The PCGN will be distributing organic compost for members of the Growers Network. Residents can

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Composting 101 — SCLT

(3.21) The famous Plant Providence workshops at the Southside Community Land Trust are starting up. Today learn about composting at the City Farm. The workshop will feature a classroom based lesson on composting basics from 5:30pm to 6:15pm at the SCLT office (109 Somerset) and from 6:20pm to 7pm will move into a hands-on composting

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Don’t Forget Farmers’ Market Saturdays

Fresh produce, meat, baked goods, shellfish, coffee, etc. are all available at the Winter Farmers’ Market and don’t forget to bring your dull blades in to the knife guy, Kevin Wyer of Poorboy Sharpening. In March you might also find maple syrup, salad greens, chard, bok choi, cilantro, parsley (although this has been a tough

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Siravo Fruit & Produce Closing After 32 Years

You have until the end of the day (5pm, maybe 5:30pm) Friday, December 23 to say your goodbyes to Joe Siravo, a most excellent greengrocer and neighbor. After 32 years of early mornings and long (semi-refrigerated) days on his feet, Joe will be closing this much-beloved Cole Avenue institution. He has posted an affectionate letter

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Lippitt Park Farmers Market Starts Saturday

Saturday, June 4, marks the start of the season for the Lippitt Park Farmers Market (runs through October 29) and it’s not just veggies and fruits. From Farm Fresh Rhode Island, Rain, shine or tropical storm, join us for a morning full of fresh fruits and vegetables, local cheeses, seafood, meats, bread, coffee, and even

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Starting Today, Better Access To Green Edible Things

The West End is a food insecure neighborhood. What does that mean? It means that it is extremely difficult to get fresh, healthy food in the blocks west of the highway. There are few grocery stores around, and our bodegas and corner stores have only so much space for fruits and veggies. Luckily for all

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